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John protekdikos (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Two standing figures. At left, Virgin holding the Child in her left arm. At right, St. Nicholas. Inscription to left: ; inscription to center: ΘΥ|Ο|Ν|Ι|Κ|Ο; inscription to right: .|Α|Ο|Σ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ; ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

...φρα
γισ.τ
πρτεκ
δικου

Ἡ σφραγὶς ωάννου τοῦ πρωτεκδίκου

Obverse

Two standing figures. At left, Virgin holding the Child in her left arm. At right, St. Nicholas. Inscription to left: ; inscription to center: ΘΥ|Ο|Ν|Ι|Κ|Ο; inscription to right: .|Α|Ο|Σ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ; ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

...φρα
γισ.τ
πρτεκ
δικου

Ἡ σφραγὶς ωάννου τοῦ πρωτεκδίκου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4367
Diameter 30.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1653; see also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 857.

Translation

Ἡ σφραγὶς Ἰωάννου τοῦ πρωτεκδίκου.

The seal of John the protekdikos.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.